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    A study on land dynamics in the periphery of Hakha

    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Myanmar

    The research provides a holistic overview of the key changes that affected Northern Chin society from pre-colonial times up to now in villages close to Hakha town where State penetration was stronger than in more remote

    areas. The study sheds light on the overlapping and evolving statutory and customary land systems and on the issues faced by contemporary Chin communities as they seek to govern land and natural resources.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Nigeria, Americas

    Los programas de atención a la reducción de emisiones provenientes de la deforestación o degradación de los ecosistemas, como es el caso de REDD+ y otros programas de incentivos forestales como son los pagos por servicios ambientales (PSA), podrían constituir una oportunidad para el fortalecimiento de los procesos de conservación, aprovechamiento sustentable y reducción de la pobreza en la región mesoamericana, y en particular en los territorios y comunidades indígenas.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Bangladesh, Lithuania, Zambia, Mali, Chile, Guatemala, Latvia, Malawi, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, Italy, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Africa

    Increasing women’s access to land is crucial to fight hunger and poverty. However, gender disparities in land access remain significant in most countries, regardless of their level of development. A new FAO database helps to understand the factors that prevent women from accessing land; and to design better policies to effectively address this situation.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Honduras, Nigeria, United States of America, Spain, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Germany, Indonesia, Norway, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Panama, Switzerland, Nicaragua, Belize, Italy, Ecuador, Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, Americas

    Programmes to reduce emissions from deforestation and ecosystem degradation, such as REDD+ and other forestry incentive programmes, including Payment for Environmental Services (PES), could represent an opportunity to strengthen processes of conservation, sustainable usage and poverty reduction in the Mesoamerican region, particularly in indigenous territories and communities.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Mozambique, Egypt, Vietnam, Asia, Africa
  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Laos, Bangladesh, Zambia, Vietnam, Chile, Guatemala, Senegal, Malawi, Africa

    Aumentar el acceso de las mujeres a la tierra es crucial para combatir el hambre y la pobreza. Sin embargo, las disparidades de género en el acceso a la tierra siguen siendo notables en muchos países, con independencia de su nivel de desarrollo. La nueva base de datos de la FAO ayudará a comprender los factores que impiden que las mujeres tengan acceso a la tierra, con lo que permitirá asimismo diseñar políticas mejores para afrontar esta situación de manera eficaz.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Laos, Bangladesh, Malawi, Philippines, Vietnam, Mali, Guatemala, Africa

    Accroître l'accès des femmes à la terre est crucial pour lutter contre la faim et la pauvreté. Toutefois, les disparités entre les sexes concernant l'accès aux terres restent importantes dans la plupart des pays, quel que soit leur niveau de développement. Une nouvelle base de données de la FAO aide à comprendre les facteurs qui empêchent les femmes d'accéder à la terre, et à concevoir de meilleures politiques pour lutter efficacement contre cette situation.

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